October 24, 2011

10 great get-down-to-business Twitter apps for nonprofits

by Lindsay Oberst

Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, businesses, brands, bloggers, social media managers, individuals.

This is the part of our ongoing series on how organizations can get the most out of Twitter. Please check back weekly for the next installment, and see below for other installments in this series. Continue reading

October 19, 2011

12 ways Facebook users can ‘like’ your nonprofit Facebook Page

by John Haydon

Ask your friends to like your Page. Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, brands, social media managers, individuals. Although Facebook has changed what liking a Page means to users, acquiring Facebook fans will always be an important part of any nonprofit Facebook strategy. Fortunately, Facebook’s platform includes many opportunities for Facebook users to like a Page. Below are … Continue reading

October 17, 2011

Best Twitter dashboards for nonprofits

by Lindsay Oberst

As Twitter becomes part of your routine — and especially if you manage multiple accounts — it’s easy to feel as if you’re floundering in the incessant flood of information. But a good Twitter dashboard (sometimes called an application or client) gives you access to your accounts in one place and can help you stay afloat by making it easier to monitor, plan and track updates and conversations. Continue reading

October 14, 2011

Inside the upgrades to Facebook & Delicious

by Debra Askanase

What you need to know about recent changes to two key social networks Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, businesses, brands, Web publishers, bloggers, educators, social media managers, individuals. The social media landscape continually evolves, and it’s hard to keep up with all the changes. Platforms and apps I know and love suddenly have new capabilities, add-ons and new wrinkles. … Continue reading

October 10, 2011

7 top tools to measure performance & influence on Twitter

by Kyria Abrahams

Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, businesses, brands, bloggers, social media managers, individuals.

This is the part of our ongoing series on how organizations can get the most out of Twitter. Continue reading

October 6, 2011

12 ways to develop a loyal community for your blog

by Debra Askanase

Blog conference sessions. The surest way to attract a community is to be part of the community when events and conferences are happening. Live-blog sessions you attend, or ask others to do so and post to the blog. Use the session’s Twitter hashtag and tweet that you are live-blogging certain sessions. Those following the conference online will refer to your blog as a source of session content, expanding your organization’s usual reach. Continue reading